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Seminar to save hemlock trees set for next weekend
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Hemlock Help Clinic

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16

Where: Hall County Board of Education, 711 Green St., Gainesville

Cost: Free, registration required

More info: 706-429-8010

 

For residents wishing to preserve or save the state’s trees, a Hemlock Help Clinic is the program to attend.

Presented by Save Georgia’s Hemlocks, a clinic will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at the Hall County Board of Education office, 711 Green St., in Gainesville. Information about what’s killing the hemlocks and what can be done to save them will be discussed.

Individuals wanting complete how-to instruction and volunteer training are invited to stay for the Facilitator Training Workshop from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This class will provide in-depth information about the trees, the bugs, assessing infestations, cultural controls, chemical treatments, biological controls, cost and safety, assisting property owners, working on public lands and more.

Both classes are free, but registration is required no later than Thursday, May 14. Call 706-429-8010 or email donna@savegeorgiashemlocks.org to register.

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